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Collection of six Messerschmitts that appeared in 1969 film Battle of Britain sold for £4million after sitting in hanger for decades Collection of six Messerschmitts that appeared in 1969 film Battle of Britain sold for £4million after sitting in hanger for decades
Historians reveal secrets of UK gun-running which lengthened the American civil war by two years Historians reveal secrets of UK gun-running which lengthened the American civil war by two years
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Deep under a massive 5metre thick concrete dome in Northern France Hitler’s secret weapon of the ballistic V2 rockets were being manufactured with Nazi production-line efficiency.  However on the other side of the channel from this area of France a British scientist and his team was working on a project […]

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Travel photographer, writer & blogger Geoff Moore joins WHO!

Travel photographer, writer and blogger Geoff Moore is passionate about both travel and history so combining those interests with War History Online was an easy question to say yes to! A current committee member of The British Guild of Travel Writers (8 years), Geoff has travelled much of the world […]

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A WOOD CALLED BOURLON – Review by Wayne Osborne

This is another re-published work. William Moore’s book about Bourlon Wood first hit the shelves in 1988 and it seeks to discuss the so-called ‘cover-up’ that came about after the Battle of Cambrai.  The battle was fought in the dying days of 1917 and initially it appeared to have been […]

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Zahra Aleem tells the proud story of the first Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross. History has it’s own way of revealing itself. Sometimes you travel back a hundred years in just a matter seconds to witness an extraordinary display of courage by using a mere old dusty book. As […]

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A WOOD CALLED BOURLON – Review by Wayne Osborne
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A WOOD CALLED BOURLON – Review by Wayne Osborne

This is another re-published work. William Moore’s book about Bourlon Wood first hit the shelves in 1988 and it seeks to discuss the so-called ‘cover-up’ that came about after the Battle of Cambrai.  The battle was fought in the dying days of 1917 and initially it appeared to have been […]

GUEST BLOGGER GEOFF MOORE: Where WWII was decided?
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GUEST BLOGGER GEOFF MOORE: Where WWII was decided?

Deep under a massive 5metre thick concrete dome in Northern France Hitler’s secret weapon of the ballistic V2 rockets were being manufactured with Nazi production-line efficiency.  However on the other side of the channel from this area of France a British scientist and his team was working on a project […]

Collection of six Messerschmitts that appeared in 1969 film Battle of Britain sold for £4million after sitting in hanger for decades
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Collection of six Messerschmitts that appeared in 1969 film Battle of Britain sold for £4million after sitting in hanger for decades

A collection of six Messerschmitts which appeared in the epic war film Battle of Britain almost 50 years ago have sold for an estimated £4million after sitting ‘forgotten’ in a hanger for decades. The six single-engine fighters – Spanish-built versions based on the famous BF 109 model that fought with […]

Historians reveal secrets of UK gun-running which lengthened the American civil war by two years
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Historians reveal secrets of UK gun-running which lengthened the American civil war by two years

New historical and archaeological research is shining an embarrassing light on one of the darkest periods of British foreign policy. Investigations by a leading Scottish maritime historian have succeeded, for the first time, in locating the main secret British headquarters of the American Civil War Confederate government’s transatlantic gun-running operation. […]

The 104th Timberwolf Division shoulder patch was the one worn by Ralph Cook in Europe during the Second World War. The division was commanded by Gen. Terry Allen who had commanded the 1st Army earlier in the war. Sun Photo by Don Moore
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He served with the 104th Timberwolf Division in Europe during WW II

This story was first published in the Charlotte Sun newspaper, Port Charlotte, Fla. on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014  Ralph Cook of Venice, Fla. ended up a chaplain’s assistant serving with the 104th  Timberwolf Division in Europe during World War II after flunking an eye exam to enter pilot training in […]

Spitfires Down Under
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Spitfires Down Under

Australia and New Zealand have a unique warbird scene which is dominated by World War Two era aircraft. One of the most classic fighters of that period was the British builtSupermarine Spitfire, an aircraft that was flown by both RAAF and RNZAF pilots during the war. The famous “Grey Nurse” […]

Warships being stripped bare for scrap metal
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Warships being stripped bare for scrap metal

Two of the most celebrated British wartime ships, HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales, sunk off the coast of Malaysia in 1941. There also lies the resting place of more than 830 Royal Navy sailorswho sank with them. One can listen to the dull reverberations and explosions from the […]

WWII Albert Einstein Letter Went Under the Hammer for $12,500
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WWII Albert Einstein Letter Went Under the Hammer for $12,500

A letter penned down by renowned scientist Albert Einstein during the WWII-era was recently auctioned off for $12,500, the amount more than what the auctioneers estimated it would sell for. Like any other well-known historical figure, physicist Albert Einstein is one person the public is fascinated about until now even after 59 years […]

Bill the man of strong will
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Bill the man of strong will

Second World War veteran paratrooper Bill made his final jump at the age of 93. Bill is a man of strong will whose target achieving capacity has always surprised his friends and family. Bill’s children, grand children and great grand children have played sports in college as well as professionally. […]

Auschwitz commander denounced by grandson
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Auschwitz commander denounced by grandson

Rudolf Hoess, who was commander of Auschwitz concentration camp, was tried during a group of hearings 69 years ago in Nuremburg.  His grandson feels that Europe has not learned from the past and is ashamed of what his grandfather did. He explained that if his grandfather had a grave marker […]